LIMA — Standing inside the YMCA Lima lobby Wednesday morning, Lima Mayor David Berger began complaining of chest pain, nearly doubled over.
CELINA — A Mercer County Sheriff’s Office detective had a shotgun and equipment stolen from an unmarked vehicle parked overnight Monday at Zuma Automotive in Celina.
ST. MARYS — The Auglaize County Board of Elections will recount votes from a St. Marys Council primary race. State rules require it when fewer than eight votes decide an election.
LIMA — A Lima Schools teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into an experiment that injured 13 children.
LIMA — Ford Motor Co. is at manufacturing capacity at many plants across North America, so the company carved out a bit more today.
LIMA — Thousands of Boy Scouts of America members will vote Thursday at the organization’s annual meeting in Texas on whether to repeal a decades-old ban on gay youth members.
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ottawa and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glandorf connected in a very special way on Saturday morning.. The two parishes each layed a one-mile penny chain from the door of their church to connect at the O-G Soccer field on O-G Road.
Hey, Putnam County parents, want to send your kids to camp for a week at only $20.00 per camper? It’s time to sign up for fun in the sun at Camp Swoneky located off of Interstate 71 near Lebanon, Ohio. Camping this summer will take place from July 10 – July 16 for ages 6 through 12.
PUTNAM COUNTY – Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – beware. The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 16th to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.
Last week’s ruckus over the Powerball’s potential $600 million payout left me wondering once again about whatever happened to Lettie Kistler and her long-handled toilet brush.
Police calls as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22 from the Allen County Sheriff's Office and Lima Police Department:
COLUMBUS - Just months after the Ohio Senate killed a similar bill, the stage was set Tuesday for a vote on a measure that is expected to put hundreds of Internet "sweepstakes" cafes across the state out of business.
The Treasury Department's No. 2 official told Congress on Wednesday that his agency played no role in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups.
LIMA — People who want to help following the tornado in Oklahoma this week have some local options.
LIMA — Motorists heading up and down Interstate 75 will be able to legally drive a bit faster starting July 1.
DELPHOS—New priests have been assigned to churches in Delphos, Ottoville and Cloverdale, and Lima Central Catholic High School will go without a priest at least for the next year.
LIMA — An Elida man was hospitalized Tuesday after an accident on Lincoln Highway involving a motorcycle and a tractor carrying a two-ton planter.
FORT JENNINGS — Members of The Military Order of The Purple Heart conducted a ceremony Tuesday with the Village of Fort Jennings in honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. Fort Jennings has been announced as a Purple Heart city. The event was held at the Fort Jennings American Legion Hall.
OTTAWA – One of the brothers killed earlier this month died of a gunshot to the head while the other died of strangulation, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
LIMA — Lima Mayor David Berger will be guest speaker for the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Lima Area tonight.
LIMA — The HY HO Club of Lima awarded $500 scholarships to four area students.
BEAVERDAM — A Forest man struck the side of a semi truck Monday in Beaverdam after failing to yield at an intersection.
ELIDA — Both Elida High School and the elementary school will have new principals next school year.
LIMA — The Red Cross will hold an information session Thursday for community members interested in volunteering to assist those affected by a disaster in northwest Ohio and around the country.
OTTAWA — The 17-year-old accused of killing two teenage brothers appeared in court Tuesday for the first time as a murder defendant.
LIMA — Unemployment rates for April in the region fell from March, according to numbers released Tuesday by the state.
LIMA — The Knights of Columbus Loyalty Council 2661 has closed the bar and restaurant side of its South Cable Road Family Center but is honoring banquet room bookings already made through 2014.
BATH TOWNSHIP — Bath schools cannot afford to lose nearly $4 million of its $15 million budget. But that’s exactly what will happen if voters don’t support a renewal levy on the ballot in November.
Police calls as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Lima and Shawnee Township police departments:
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department is applying for a federal grant that would allow it to have a full-time police officer working for Lima schools next school year.
LIMA — Wanting to boost the momentum of a developing downtown, Lima is adding a tax incentive for creating jobs there.
LIMA — The city has a tentative agreement with a police union for a three-year contract.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Shawnee school board will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the board offices in the middle school. The meeting will start earlier than usual.
LIMA — Dozens held green balloons, bold signs and wore green shirts to rally for Medicaid expansion Monday morning in front of state Rep. Matt Huffman’s Market Street office.
LIMA — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, spoke with a group of small-business owners representing roughly 650 Lima-area employees about health care reform and other federal issues during an NFIB meeting Monday.
LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra found what it wanted in an executive director from within.
LIMA — A man accused of stabbing a police sergeant has been indicted on the charge of felonious assault.
ST. MARYS — An Auglaize County man was in jail Monday, accused of threatening his own life and possibly the life of a baby.
LIMA — The city’s General Fund is strong post-recession, Finance Director Steve Cleaves said Monday.
LIMA — The family of a Lima man killed in a motorcycle accident do not know how they are going to pay for his funeral.
LIMA - The Rotary Riverwalk bike path in Lima is temporarily closed due to safety concerns involving construction near Interstate 75, the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District announced.
The end of the school year is here, and many students will be taking final exams.
MANSFIELD, Ohio - The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program is holding a four-part seminar series for growers, gardeners, landscapers, homeowners and others on invasive species, the problems they cause and how to deal with them.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Today's large-acreage farmers can't be everywhere at once on their sprawling operations, but a farm family featured in this year's Purdue Extension Farm Management Tour comes close.
Police calls as of 10 a.m. Monday, May 20 from the Allen County Sheriff's Office and Lima Police Department:
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Those interested in learning more about how sustainable agriculture in Ohio works will have several opportunities as Ohio State University's Sustainable Agriculture Team hosts seven tours this summer.